Super Metroid is beyond reproach. Or at least that’s what people have come to believe. Almost a full decade after its release (jeez we’re old), we’ve all but forgotten about GameSpot’s 8.5 and the game’s paltry sales overseas in Japan. We now hold it in the highest regard, often citing it as not only one […]
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The thesis statement (if previews of video games about supernatural luchadores can have such a thing) of last year’s PAX Prime coverage of Guacamelee! could probably be summed up in the question “why not?” In my short time with Drinkbox Studios’ third release then, it came across as an appropriate response to all the nonsense […]
The loser here is your wallet. Justin looks at Guacamelee!, Thomas Was Alone, BattleBlock Theater and Toki Tori 2.
Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct online press conferences have ranged from quick and concise to a little loopy to full-on weird, but this morning’s iteration proved to be one of the more exciting in recent memory. And I say “recent” meaning of what I can remember because these things are just all over the place and I […]
Here’s a bit of an oddity: I’m doing a top 10 list! It’s not that I don’t like them or hate the number 10. It’s more that I find the idea of delving deep into a single aspect of a game much more intriguing than spreading myself over the broad base necessary to make a […]